U.S. fire statistics: civilian fire death rate, by community size 2012-2017

Civilian fire deaths per million population in the U.S. between 2012 and 2017, by community size

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
U.S. fire statistics: civilian fire death rate, by community size 2012-2017 This statistic shows the civilian death rate, due to fires, in the United States for the time period between 2012 and 2017, by size of community. During this period, the smallest communities (population less than 2,500) had the highest rate with 21.1 people killed due to fires per million population, which was almost twice the average national rate (11.1).
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Civilian fire deaths per million population in the U.S. between 2012 and 2017, by community size

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Size of communityDeaths per million population
Under 2,500 21.1
2,500 to 4,999 20.4
5,000 to 9,999 14.7
10,000 to 24,999 11.3
25,000 to 49,999 9
50,000 to 99,999 7.7
100,000 to 249,999 8.2
250,000 or more6.3
National Rate11.1
Size of communityDeaths per million population
Under 2,500 21.1
2,500 to 4,999 20.4
5,000 to 9,999 14.7
10,000 to 24,999 11.3
25,000 to 49,999 9
50,000 to 99,999 7.7
100,000 to 249,999 8.2
250,000 or more6.3
National Rate11.1
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the civilian death rate, due to fires, in the United States for the time period between 2012 and 2017, by size of community. During this period, the smallest communities (population less than 2,500) had the highest rate with 21.1 people killed due to fires per million population, which was almost twice the average national rate (11.1).
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